Rule Set 1 – Rules of Civil Procedure for the District Courts

This page contains rule amendments approved and filed by the New Mexico Supreme Court after 1-9-2018, which is the publication cutoff date for the 2018 New Mexico Rules Annotated. Please note that recently approved rule changes in redline format are found in the column entitled Redline Rule, and may contain computer-generated errors and/or other deviations from the final, offical version of a rule. The official version is published in the column entitled Final Rule, and in New Mexico Rules Annotated or its annual supplement, and in quarterly updates of New Mexico One Source of Law®. All redline and final rules are published in PDF format. Forms are also published in Word and WordPerfect formats to facilitate word processing.

For rule amendments and forms approved on or before 1-9-2018, click here for the public access database of unannotated New Mexico Rules.
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Rule No.Final RuleRedline RuleOrder No.Eff. DateWordWordPerfect
1-003.2Commencement of action; guardianship and conservatorship information sheet18-8300-0057/1/2018
1-004.1Guardianship and conservatorship proceedings; process19-8300-0011/14/2019
1-047JurorsRedline PDF18-8300-00812/31/2018
1-079Public inspection and sealing of court recordsRedline PDF18-8300-0057/1/2018
1-079.1Public inspection and sealing of court records; guardianship and conservatorship proceedings18-8300-0057/1/2018
1-088.1Peremptory excusal of a district judge; recusal; procedure for exercisingRedline PDF18-8300-0033/1/2018
1-104Courtroom closureRedline PDF18-8300-0057/1/2018
1-140Guardianship and conservatorship proceedings; mandatory use of formsRedline PDF19-8300-0011/14/2019
1-141Guardianship and conservatorship proceedings; determination of persons entitled to notice of proceedings or access to court records.18-8300-0057/1/2018
1-142Guardianship and conservatorship proceedings; proof of certification of professional guardians and conservators19-8300-0017/1/2019